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BUCHANAN—Federal officials have greenlighted a new cyber-security plan developed by Entergy to defend its Indian Point nuclear power plant from computer hacking.
EASTCHESTER—The town’s library will be among the first in the region to offer members the opportunity to borrow e-readers, on a first-come, first-served basis.
VALHALLA—Faced with decreasing revenue from reduced Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements, Westchester Medical Center dissolved its mobile psychiatric crisis unit and cut the staff at its psychiatric ER.
WHITE PLAINS—The city has upgraded its municipal parking facilities with new technology that allows payment by cellphone at all lots and garages that have multiple-space electronic meters—time can also be added from remote, via a smart phone app.
NEW ROCHELLE—Caving to mounting public pressure, Iona College reversed its decision to build a 10-story dorm along North Avenue. It will instead seek other options to address its burgeoning student population.